Please visit for information on the 4th Biennial PedsCount! 2016 Summit, June 6 & 7, 2016.

California Walks has hosted three Pedestrians Count! (PedsCount!) Summits to-date. The PedsCount! Summit promotes pedestrian safety and equity, data collection, transit access, healthy environments and sustainable communities by bringing together professionals, academics and community leaders to share their current and most promising work. PedsCount! explores the latest best practices, successes and challenges in pedestrian data collection and analysis, while simultaneously tying in strategic community advocacy. Our Summits have coordinated cutting edge research and methodologies into tangible skills and knowledge for practitioners and advocates.

Past Summits

PedsCount! 2014: Change is Afoot
Innovations in Communications, Safety, Data & Design

May 14-16, 2014
Sacramento, CA

PedsCount! 2014 brought together nearly 200 Californians from all walks of life in Sacramento for over three days to get the scoop on cutting-edge research, best practices and innovations to advance walking in California.

For copies of Summit session presentations, please visit the 2014 Summit Program Page.

2014 Summit Program

2014 Program Sponsors

PedsCount! 2012: Successes, Challenges and Data
Making all communities walkable for all people

May 3-4, 2012
Los Angeles, CA

Pedestrians Count! 2012 brought together practitioners, advocates, agency officials and other stakeholders to discuss transportation policy, planning, implementation and other issues in the context of increasing awareness of knowledge of pedestrian volume, behavior, and other indices that can be used to make transportation and land use policies and practices more supportive of walking.

For copies of Summit session presentations, please visit PedsCount! page at California Active Transportation Safety Information Pages (CATSIP).

2012 Summit Agenda

2012 Program Sponsors

PedsCount! 2010: Data Modeling & Advocacy

October 3-5, 2010
Berkeley, CA

October 2010 marked the first ever Peds Count! This resoundingly successful event featured an Advocacy Strategic Planning Workshop day where over 40 community advocates strategized on advancing a statewide pedestrian safety agenda. The two day main event attracted over 130 participants and featured presentations or workshops from Gregg Albright of the California Business Housing and Transportation Agency, Heather Fargo of Strategic Growth Council, Jesse Bhullar of Caltrans Strategic Highway Safety Program, Roger Trent of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Judi Larsen of The California Endowment, Dr. David Ragland and Bob Schneider of UC Berkeley’s SafeTREC, Dr. Rajiv Bhatia of the San Francisco Department of Public Health, and a host of California’s most renowned researchers, practitioners, professionals and community advocates.

See our Pedestrians Count! 2010 Summit Summary & Newsletter for more details.

For copies of Summit session presentations, please visit UC Berkeley SafeTREC PedsCount! page.

2010 Summit Agenda

2010 Program Sponsors